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Ukraine War, August 24, 2024: Biden and the West are doing better in supporting Ukraine and opposing Russian aggression

The Biden administration and the West are doing a better job in supporting Ukraine and resisting Russian aggression. They deserve credit for overcoming some of…

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Ukraine War, July 3, 2022: Speak to Putin in a language he understands: the language of force



Ukraine War, May 30, 2022: No cure for addled thinking–Biden’s fear of Putin and refusal to give Ukraine weapons that can strike Russian territory; Trust and policy coordination with Ukraine v. mistrust and denial of needed weapons; SDP and Scholz out of sync with German public; New coalition of Greens and CDU possible if not likely


Ukraine War, May 3, 2022 (II): Pope Francis’ confused comments on Russian invasion of Ukraine



Ukraine War, May 1, 2022: Conditions for negotiation and settlement; Russia running out of precision-guided weapons; Warning against war aim of humiliating Russia